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Libya fighters disrupt Gaddafi son’s election appeal

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A lawyer for Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of Libya's late dictator, said armed men had prevented him lodging an appeal on Thursday against his...

Firefight at Libyan government building shows continued insecurity

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Clashes erupted at a government building in central Tripoli on Tuesday after a dispute over the leadership of a state institution, its head said,...

ISS: Libya’s promising transition stalls

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As December election plans falter, the country’s warmaker, General Khalifa Haftar, returns to haunt the peace process. The surge of hope inspired by the remarkable...

Libya to investigate discovery of bodies in Benghazi

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The prime minister of Libya’s new unity government said on Friday he had instructed the attorney general to open an investigation into the discovery...

Libya talks reach election breakthrough, UN says

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Political talks on Libya’s future have reached agreement on holding elections within 18 months, the United Nations acting Libya envoy said on Wednesday, hailing...

Libyan investigators find more mass graves in recaptured city

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Libyan authorities have dug 12 bodies from four more unmarked graves in the city of Tarhouna, adding to the scores of corpses already discovered...

Italy condemns detention of fishermen seized off eastern Libya

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Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio accused Khalifa Haftar’s administration in eastern Libya of “unacceptable” behaviour on Thursday for detaining 18 sailors who were...

Libya’s NOC says output to rise as it seeks to revive...

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Libya’s National Oil Company said it expected oil production to rise to 260 000 barrels per day (bpd) next week, as the OPEC member...

UN warns of Libya arms build-up and virus surge

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The United Nations acting Libya envoy said on Wednesday that foreign supporters of both sides in the civil war were helping them stockpile weapons...

Blast hits Libyan capital, residents say

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A loud blast hit the Libyan capital Tripoli early on Tuesday, residents said, with the noise audible across much of the city and dark...

Sisi says Egypt will not stand idle to threat to Egyptian...

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Egypt will not stand idle in the face of any moves that pose a direct threat to Egyptian and Libyan national security, President Abdel-Fattah...

Libya’s LNA says blockade on oil will continue

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Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) said on Saturday it would maintain a blockade on oil production and exports that the National Oil Corp...

Eastern forces quit Libyan capital after year-long assault

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Libya’s internationally recognised government regained control of Tripoli on Thursday, driving eastern forces out of the capital after a year-long battle in which foreign...

Foreign powers in Libya risk ever bloodier stalemate

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As Turkish drones helped drive eastern Libyan forces back from Tripoli this month, Russia was said to be reinforcing them with warplanes, raising the...

Libya’s Haftar seeks to rouse forces against Turkey

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Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar called on his forces on Saturday to rally against Turkey, which has helped his Tripoli-based rivals turn the tide of...

Turkey warns against attacks on its presence in Libya

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Turkey warned on Thursday that attacks on its interests in Libya by Khalifa Haftar’s forces will have “very grave consequences”, after advances by the...

Libya frontline pullback puts eastern offensive in question

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) of eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar said it had pulled back from some Tripoli frontlines on Wednesday, calling into...

Libya’s Haftar committed to signing ceasefire – French presidency

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Khalifa Haftar, Libya’s eastern military commander, has told France’s president he will sign a ceasefire and stick to it if militias backed by the...

ISS: What would Khalifa Haftar’s Libya look like?

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War has raged in western Libya since 4 April 2019. On one side is the Government of National Accord (GNA), Libya’s main internationally recognised...

Libya PM Serraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to...

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Libya’s internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to negotiate...

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